Toyota recalls 2,700 electric cars, heavy problems coming in vehicles


Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles globally for wheel bolts. This is a big blow to the Japanese automaker’s dream of rolling out electric cars. Toyota Motor said on Friday that the cause is still being investigated. This can result in wheel lock-up increasing the risk of an accident. In today’s time, electric cars are being used to get relief from rising fuel prices and to avoid increasing pollution in the environment. Renowned companies of the country and the world are currently laying more emphasis on manufacturing electric vehicles.

The company said in a statement that “no one should use these vehicles until a solution is available.” According to Toyota, the vehicles affected by the latest recall were about 2,200 within Europe, 270 for North America, 112 for Japan and the remaining 60 for Asia. They were produced between March and June. The bZ4X, which went on sale about two months ago, is the flagship model of Toyota’s plan to strengthen its electric lineup.

Toyota is planning to make 30 EV models by 2030, selling 3.5 million electric vehicles globally that year. Toyota is also investing 2 trillion yen i.e. around Rs 130 crore in battery research and development to achieve such a target.

According to Toyota, the “BZ” in the recalled model names, as well as other assignments, stands for the “Beyond Zero” series, which includes sports-utility vehicles pickup trucks and sports cars of all sizes.

The maker of the Prius hybrid and Lexus luxury model has been seen by some critics as a struggler in the pursuit of electric vehicles. In part because it has been so fast and successful alongside other green technologies such as hybrids and fuel cells and efficient gas engines.

Demand for electric cars is likely to increase amid concerns about inflation and war in Ukraine, especially with the recent increase in fuel prices. People around the world have become more aware of climate change and the environment.

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